MCORE Project 4 Construction Beginning (Wright Street and Armory Avenue)

On Monday, March 4, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) gets underway with Project 4. The first working area/closures are Armory Avenue between Sixth and Fourth, and sidewalk areas along Armory. The full project corridor includes Armory Avenue, (between Fourth Street and Wright Street) and Wright Street (between Armory Avenue and Springfield Avenue). This phase of the project will include reconstruction of the existing pavement, sidewalks, pavement markings, and replacement of the storm and sanitary sewers. The project will occur in phases, over two construction seasons, with a final completion date of December 2020. Upcoming information will be shared about construction activities that will affect additional closures to occur after University of Illinois Commencement.

The City of Champaign appreciates the cooperation and patience of property owners, residents, and visitors of the Campustown area during this important project. Additional updates will be provided as the project progresses. For additional information visit  All listed dates are weather dependent and subject to change.

Please refer to this general map of the construction area and phasing:  MCore Project Map.